Satellite Interpretation Message
Issued by NWS Tiyan, Guam

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ATPQ40 PGUM 271512
SIMGUM

SATELLITE INTERPRETATION MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
112 AM CHST SUN AUG 28 2016

WESTERN NORTH PACIFIC BETWEEN THE EQUATOR AND 25N FROM 130E TO 180.

TYPHOON LIONROCK IS ABOUT 475 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF OKINAWA
NEAR 25N135E WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS OF 120 MPH AND MOVING
NORTHEASTWARD AT 10 MPH. HEAVY SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
ARE PRESENT FROM SOUTHWEST OF THE CENTER TO NORTHEAST OF THE
CENTER WITHIN 80 MILES OF A LINE FROM 22N131E TO 26N138E. FOR MORE
INFORMATION ON LIONROCK...SEE BULLETINS ISSUED BY THE JOINT
TYPHOON WARNING CENTER UNDER WMO HEADER WTPN34 PGTW AND BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE UNDER WMO HEADER WTPQ34 PGUM.

CONVERGING MONSOON WINDS FARTHER SOUTHWEST OF LIONROCK ARE
CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BETWEEN 17N AND 21N
FROM 130E TO 133E.

UPPER-LEVEL DIVERGENT WINDS ARE PRODUCING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NEAR MINAMI TORI SHIMA WITHIN 70 MILES OF A
LINE FROM 25N150E TO 21N153E TO 25N157E. SIMILAR CONDITIONS ARE
ALSO SEEN NEAR WAKE ISLAND BETWEEN 15N AND 20N FROM 163E TO 169E.

A TRADE-WIND DISTURBANCE IS CREATING ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
SOUTHEAST OF KOROR AND YAP WITHIN 120 MILES OF A LINE FROM 2N136E
TO 10N143E. TWO MORE SIMILAR DISTURBANCES ARE GENERATING WIDELY
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS NEAR CHUUK AND POHNPEI
BETWEEN 2N AND 10N FROM 149E TO 158E...AND ALSO NEAR MAJURO AND
BUTARITARI ATOLLS EAST OF A LINE FROM 3N171E TO 11N172E TO
15N179E.

$$

CHAN



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